Re: [AMBER] Autoimage Warning

From: Jason Swails <>
Date: Fri, 21 Aug 2015 11:29:38 -0400

On Fri, Aug 21, 2015 at 11:10 AM, Brittany Boykin <> wrote:

> Hello users,
> Hope all is well. I am running a complex system using AMBER. I am
> conducting analysis on the system using autoimage. When running the
> calculation, I get the following warning:
> Frame 58360 imaging failed, box lengths are zero
> What does this mean exactly?

‚ÄčIt means that for that frame, for whatever reason, your unit cell
dimensions were set to 0 (i.e., the unit cell had no width in at least one
dimension). Obviously you can't image in that case. What format was the
trajectory file?

*How* that happened is another question entirely...


Jason M. Swails
Rutgers University
Postdoctoral Researcher
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Received on Fri Aug 21 2015 - 08:30:10 PDT
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